Easy Party Mix from the Detoxinista’s New Cookbook

If you’re like me, you end up at a parttttaaaaaaay and you’re served nothing but a bowl Chex party mix (full of inflammatory ingredients) and you’re ready to throw yourself out the window because there is nothing you can eat. Am I right? I thought so. Well, today I’ve got a recipe for you that’s … Continued

Sesame Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

A simple recipe for a simple Monday morning.

Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free Cherry Cashew Loaf

After a fabulous weekend at the beach with my family, I returned back to Manhattan last night with the yearning to bake…don’t ask me why because it was about 100 degrees outside and my tiny apartment was a hot box even with the air conditioner blasting.  But that didn’t stop me from baking an incredibly … Continued

Livin’ Spoonful Cracker Recipes…

I’m sure by now you’ve all heard me rave over my new favorite Raw, Vegan and Sprouted Crackers that I’m selling in my shop…Livin’ Spoonful Crackers are amazing…they’re incredibly tasty and made from pure nuts, seeds and herbs…no additives, no added sugars, no preservatives…just the simple goodness of a hearty cracker that tastes like it … Continued

Get Those Kids Cookin’…

Ever wonder how to get your kids involved in the kitchen? Here are a few tips that I offer to my clients…whether you have young children, nieces, nephews, neighbors, family or friends…these tips are sure to get your little ones active and entertained in the kitchen. Cucumber Caterpillar: Slices of cucumber held together with natural … Continued

Sunflower Seed Oat Balls

Plant some new seeds into your diet and reap the health benefits.  If you are looking for an alternative to your ordinary bean and nut balls or perhaps looking for a way to get more nutrients in your diet, take a glance down the ‘seed’ aisle of your local market.  Unlike nuts, seeds are not … Continued

Wheat or Whole-Wheat: Who's the Imposter?

So, here’s a typical scenario for you…you walk into the food store and head over to the bread and cereal isle.  First thought: “YIKES”.   Hundreds of products line the shelves claiming Whole Grains, Wheat, Whole Wheat, Whole Grains…the list could go on forever.  So, how do you know you’re buying a minimally processed product? Whole grain breads … Continued

What's for Breakfast?

Breakfast Doesn’t Always Have to be “The Traditional Meal”   –Branch out and incorporate last nights left-overs into your morning dish! Many of my clients come to me complaining of “No energy” or exhaustion and they cannot figure out why.  The first thing I ask is, “What do you usually eat for breakfast?” Unfortunately, this … Continued